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Elf bonfire in Vesterbaer

Elf Bonfires on the Twelfth Night in Reykjavik

The Twelfth Night or Threttándinn, marks the official end of Christmas in Iceland and is celebrated with elf bonfires and fireworks!



ICELAND AIRWAVES CLOSES FOR ANOTHER YEAR On the streets of Reykjavik this morning, the sound of Iceland Airwaves had been replaced by a chorus of suitcases being wheeled along the footpaths, as more foreign visitors than is usual for a typical Monday morning headed home.



After a bright and sunny day yesterday, Iceland Airwaves is kicking off today with a splash in the Reykjavik rain. The festival officially begins tonight, but there are also many off-venue events, starting at 1pm this afternoon with GUS GUS at Kex. After that I’ll be heading to Kaffibarinn where one of my favourite local […]

Bjork performs Biophilia

Bjork Live in Iceland: It’s in her DNA

Like many, I have had a long love affair with Iceland’s siren in a swan dress, and last night I was lucky enough to see her new show Biophilia at the Manchester International Festival.   As if that weren’t momentous enough, as I left the show wanting more, I found out she’d just announced six shows […]